This Week in Congress: Part Two

Yesterday, the Senate rejected, by a vote of 4-92, an amendment to the Tax Treaty with Spain offered by Senator Rand Paul that would have required requested information on tax records be individual and relevant to an ongoing investigation. This would have put in some...

(Budget) Deal or No Deal?

If it is a two-year budget agreement that raises spending — Campaign for Liberty says NO DEAL! Speaker Nancy Pelosi is seeking to cut a budget deal with President Trump that would bust the caps imposed by the 2011 budget deal. As Campaign for Liberty Chairman...

This Week in Congress

The Senate will consider nominations and three tax treaties, one with Spain, one with Japan, and one with Luxembourg. Senator Rand Paul has objected to the treaties on the grounds they may threaten the confidentiality of American’s tax records. At this writing, it is...

Conservatives Against Liberty

Recently several prominent social and populist conservatives have attacked libertarianism. These conservatives, some of whom are allies in the fight against our hyper-interventionist foreign policy, blame libertarianism for a variety of social and economic ills. The...

This Week in Congress

The House is in session Tuesday through Friday. They will spend most of the week on H.R. 2500, the Fiscal Year 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. The bill authorizes a total of $733 billion. This consists of $655.9 billion in base funding plus $69 billion in...